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Alleine Horner FLETCHER

Regimental number221
Date of birth16 January 1896
Place of birthArmidale, New South Wales
Other NamesFLETCHER, alleine Homer
SchoolArmidale and University in London, England (studied Optometry)
ReligionMethodist
OccupationOptician
AddressArmidale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr Fletcher, Armidale, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentCSM (WO Class II)
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia
Other detailsWas wounded four times during active service. Convalesced at Milnathort in Scotland. Lived all his life in Armidale, following his father in the watchmaking business. Combined his watchmaking and Optometry businesses together and was working in Armidale until his death. Was Mayor of Armidale in 1928 and was involved with at least five other organisations in the City of Armidale.
Date of death15 June 1957 - at Armidale
Age at death61
Place of burialMethodist Section of Armidale Cemetery, Armidale, New South Wales

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